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PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
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Fairburn, A. R. D. [Arthur Rex Dugard (1904-1957)] Listings

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1 Fairburn, A. R. D. [Arthur Rex Dugard (1904-1957)] "the sky is a LIMPET" (A POLLYTICKLE PARROTTY): also four (4) stories OR MORAL FEEBLES
Devonport Phillips' Press 1939 First Edition Softcover Good+ with No dust jacket as issued 
No signatures. Heavy dust stains to margins of rear wrapper. Upper corner of wrappers worn with some loss. Minor foxing. ; [16] pages. Printed card wrappers. Page dimensions: 229 x 135mm. Title page printed in three colours. Illustrated. Printed by New Zealand typographical innovator R. W. Lowry (Bob Lowry). "THIS BOOKQUET IS DODOCATED to The Conswervative Spirouette and to THOSE ALTER STATESMENTS who are preswerved in it". Avant-guarde prose, comparison could be made with Joyce' "Finnegan's Wake". "Do they twistion our intorquity? We are doing a bust to falfoul the mendit we were govern by the purple, and the purple wool decide at the parrot box weather is bad or goodbye. Now then." - page [6]. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall F36 - "Almost the entire issue of this satire on M. J. Savage was withdrawn."] ; 8vo 
Price: 155.25 NZD
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2 Fairburn, A. R. D. Strange Rendezvous: Poems 1929-1941 with Additions by A. R. D. Fairburn
Christchurch The Caxton Press 1952 First Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Ex-library. Library stamps and markings. Adhesive tape and stickers on spine. A good reading copy.; 103, [1] pages. Quarter cloth and papered boards. Lacking the dustwrapper. New Zealand poetry. Includes the poems: Jack the Ripper; Full Fathom Five; To a Millionaire; Milton; Disquisition on Death; A Naked Girl Swimming; Lines for a Rebel; Wild Love; The Revenge. [Reference: Bagnall F37]; Ex-Library; 8vo 
Price: 29.70 NZD
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